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six years to make this a reality for homeless vets there more than 60,000 homeless vets in the u.s. ronald jones served six years in the army and has been homeless off and on for 12 years. soon he will move into the montana. >> the best veteran day gift i could get. >> joe and other vets will get medical care, counseling, camaraderie, and a police to -- place call home. the veteran common is the first housing for veterans to open in san francisco since 2000. they'll we holding an open house tomorrow from 11:00 to 3:00. reporting live, abc-7 news. >> ama: 100 homeless veterans fromton anthonyys in the tenderloin took part in san san francisco's varps day -- veterans day parade. this year for the first time the parade began with hundreds of veterans on motorcycles. the parade began at 1:00 this morning and made its way done market street. organizers said the parade honors all soldiers, especially those who fought in afghanistan and iraq. >> the most important are the 10% to face the enemy eyeball to eyeball. they're the real heroes, and of course the win million that have been killed
-800-helpnow or going ongoing to red cross.org/abc. >> hurricane sandy shows us how communication is critical to response and relief efforts. a local university is working on next generation tech knowingly to develop ways ways to keep communication going during any critical event. >> social media site not affected by power loss where you could log on and get help from first responder or connect with your neighbors for information of help. that's one of they're working on here at moffet field. i these mobile emergency operation centers from palo alto and sunnyvale are taking part in the study to determine how multiple jurisdictions can communicate when they responsible to a doctors. here's the director of the campus. >> what frequency should you use? how well do they work in a disaster situation? what software tools will allow this vehicle to talk to that vehicle? >> dr. ray is a distinguished fellow at the university. he points to the san bruno gas pipeline explosion in 2010 as an example of problems that occurred when different first responders got on scene. >> all the different fire departm
to that there is very good reason she survived. >> su was an iron worker imgreat together u.s. two decades ago. >> he did his best to make sure his wife and children have what they need.so)ç and he's a very loving father. >> they lived in san francisco. she showed photographs of a loving and caring family. >> they do everything together. they love each other. very much as you can see. they have a lot of smiles, they laugh a lot. it's -- it's a tragedy. >> she and her extended family will raise 10-year-old ellie. >> she is loved and she needs to know that. she's special and the reason why she survived is a positive reason. not a negative one. >> it may have been a miracle. she was tleet treated and released that had day. the chp tells us they couldn't don't know the cause of the accident. the funerals will be december 5th, next wednesday. >> our weather is changing. enjoy dry weather while you can. now a preview of what is shaping up to be a wet week ahead. >> three storms headed our way. we have fog overnight tonight, do expect areas of dense fog. tomorrow morning commute could be dicey again. we h
us with more. nannette? that is hoping to open this saturday. that would be a reopening. skiers and snowboarders got a teaser only for the snow to melt when warm temperatures set in. this storm could keep resorts sop. -- open. flurries greeted visitors. skiers and snow boarders able to play in man made snow. further north, opening day will have to wait longer. first storm that blew through gave people a teaser with a couple resorts. but then, balmy weather. >> we had really warm conditions. >> last week early snow came, but more didn't come until early january. now a storm is blowing through. the snow making machines fired up. employees stocking up on wood, stores putting out new merchandise for customers. >> it's good to have the door open.v and get the jet stream starting to drop down. getting moisture in the hill. bring temperatures down. get ready for a great season. >> boreal is hoping they can reopen on. >>. >> snow guns are running at max. >> we have high hopes for a good year. >> so much ssçc the area is highways under chain controls for now. forecast calls for six to
is job one. >> the california emergency management agency reminds us this weather provides a good reason to make sure that we are ready for rainy season or a natural hazard. we're encouraged to have our kits stocked with items including radios and flashlights and of course, batteries. a three day supply of food and water for everybody in the family. and a can opener, prepare guidelines for stocking your kit ask developing a plan for your family for you on abc 7 news.com. >> more weather coverage coming up. happening now, police have surrounded the home of a man suspected of shooting and killing an animal control officer. the officer went to a home in the town this morning to pick up pets from a man when had been evicted and said he had no place to kep keep the animals. as the officer approached a shotgun blast tore through the door, right into his chest. the gunman believed to be the evicted man. the house supposed to be empty at the time. >> for the second time in two days a san jose school employee being credited with saving lives in a burning vehicle. abc 7 news joins us with the stor
. >> someone might be watching us. the space everybody is here a lot. >> in case you're wondering this is a park. now, hillside was inspected earlier today. the city says first order of business will be to of course stabilize that hillside. >> pipe creating that mess is part of a reservoir system. you can see it here from sky p, built 78 years ago. the original section of daily city. now, it took just 0 minutes to ice yol yait and stop the leak. crews just moved that valve closer up the hill to the reservoir last year during that upgrade. >> this section just sheered off. telling us that they're dealing with the age of the pipe. >> officials say tlorj pipes that serve the original section of dale wrae city. they're trying to assess vulnerabilities. >> it turns out cars will be stuck in the muck this, is a picture of the scene tonight. the city working to make sure no more mud comes down if it rains later this week. leather? >> it's been all hands on deck from the city here today. daily city cleaning up the street. there is no sign left of the mud and muck and debris came down this
is out. candidates using it to try to win over voters before tuesday's election. rates picked up and analysts say that is because more people without jobs started looking for work. 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. the president seized on the jobs report today. mr. obama told supporters more workers hired in october than any other time in the last eight months. he says america has come too far to turn back now. >> we've come too far to grow faint hearted. now is the time to keep pushing forward. train our workers to create new jobs and rebuild our infrastructure. >> mitt romney took aim at the unemployment report saying it's a sad reminder the economy is in a virtual stand still. >> he said he'd get unemployment down to 5.2%. that is nine million jobs short. those are real americans.. >> despite the report neither campaign expects new figures will do much to chaimpkt race claiming americans views of the economy are fixed by now. california reached 18.2 million registered voters. secretary of state announced 950,000 new voters have signed up since the 2008 presidential e
in the u.s.. americans optimistic the employment rate will drop over the next year. boosting confidence to highest levels in five years. university of michigan says cons7 sentiment went up this month, index increased 19% in the last year. and where they are concerned is the fiscal cliff. >> new in the next five minutes on abc 7 news at 5:00 what are the must haves on the wish list? 7 on your side michael finney will show which stores are offering the best deals on products this black friday. including computers, tvs and sporting equipment. >> stay tuned for that. 49ers coach cleared the air today about his ig regular heartbeat ask a possible quarterback controversial. he received electrical therapy. as for the controversy, he says isn't one. >> two quarterbacks we're confident have one force. and... we believe in. and... to me, it's opposite of a controversy. >> coach expects alex smith to be cleared soon. back up quarterback will start sunday if smith is not cleared. >> a bay area woman is going back home tonight after an abc 7 news i team investigation uncovered officials violating a
against the background of labor problems. workers target and toys 'r' us have signed petitions asking for thanksgiving day off. >> i don't mind it for me but i feel bad for everybody everybody working. >> i'm not walking out, i'm walking out at 3:30 after work. >> there is demonstration planned at walmart. none of workers support the move to protest being opened on thanksgiving. they say they are all happy to be working today. >>> the earliest shopping kickoff for holiday shopping brought big crowds to big stores. people were waiting to get inside a sacramento captain mart. -- k-mart. >> today's shopping experience for customers and workers. david? >> we have a line here at target store in san jose. a phenomenon we mostly see at target stores. walmart and sears will kick off black friday at 8:00 tonight. most other stores at midnight. yet, k-mart has many employees scheduled for split shifts because they are trying to maximize to offer to shoppers. it's an interesting phenomenon. >> it's their field of dreams. shoppers will come. >> i think i was there 3:15. >> the doors opened at 6:0
they can use your help. and other charities are accepting donations for christmas. >> still to come here tonight new proof mid life crisis may have been passed on through animal that's display many of the same characteristicists.. >> new crimes of opportunities during holidays. police warn how you have so-to-worry about more than just purse snatchers. >> i'm sandhya patel live from the roof of the kgotv broadcast center. dry now but there is a storm on the way. i'll let you know if it will affect your plans coming up. >> making sure your kids get toys on the holiday list. and what you can say for the last minute. >> thieves going for the gold in fremont. tonight police chief will address community concerns about so called chain snatches in alúvrñmeeting at forest park elementary school. last month there are five gold chain snatches two ripped off victims walking into the ardenwood neighborhood two. suspects under arrest and police believe they may be part of a larger ring operating in that area doing this sort of thing. police say it's not gold being targeted. >> iphones, ipods also on
with $1,700 the cash. >> u.s. supreme court justices will go behind closed doors to decide whether now is the time to rule on same-sex marriage. "the los angeles times" reports on friday the court will sift through appeals on proposition 8 and he national defense of marriage act. the issue isn't just what to decide but when. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >> this week a decision is expected on the fate of a popular north bay oyster farm. we have been fighting on the fight over drake bay oyster company. the park service says the farm is harming the environment and wants it closed, but the national academy of sciences found the park service's environmental review lacks strong scientific support because there wasn't enough data vrabel. the interior secretary has the final say about drake and his decision is expected in the next few days. drake has been in operation since 1934 and is the last cannery on the west coast. >> san jose city leaders approved a plan to deal with birds at the san jose airport
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